Archive for April, 2013

Around Webster: Jackson’s Design Nominated; Rishe at Harvard; Hellinger in Norway; Weissman in NACADA…

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news from Webster faculty and staff includes: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts visiting assistant professor Seth Jackson‘s lighting design work on the Muny production of Dreamgirls has been nominated for the 2013 Excellence in Live Design Awards. Vote for his work at Live Design Online here. * * * Patrick Rishe, associate […]

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In the News: Chess Team Members Shine at St. Louis Open Championship

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three members of Webster University’s Final Four champion team just tied for first place at the 2013 St. Louis Open Championship, which was held at the St. Louis Chess Club over the past three days. This was the strongest St. Louis Open ever, with eight grandmasters and five international masters in the 41-player field. Webster […]

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RecycleMania Tournament: Final Results, Party on Quad April 15

RecycleMania Tournament: Final Results, Party on Quad April 15

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Recycling congratulates the Webster Groves campus for its strong finish during Recyclemania’s final week, recycling 10,862 pounds of material, collecting 700 pounds of organic material and sending 13,805 pounds of waste to the landfills. Webster’s totals for the two-months Recyclemania competition resulted in 7,520 pounds of recyclable electronics, including computers and cell phones […]

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Snapshot: Charleston Hosts Discussion on Impacts of Sequestration

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On April 10, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and the College Center for Economic Development at Trident Technical College presented “Sequestration and the Impact in the Lowcountry” at Webster University’s Charleston, S.C., campus location. The discussion focused on the effects sequestration will have on the South Carolina area when billions of dollars in federal […]

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Snapshots: High School French Essay Contest

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University welcomed 51 high school students from 14 Missouri schools to the East Academic Building for Webster’s annual French essay contest on Saturday, April 13. The students were selected by their respective French teachers to attend and participate in this event. The winners will receive a prize at a ceremony that will take place […]

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Book Club Discussion ‘Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie’ May 6

Book Club Discussion ‘Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie’ May 6

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The next discussion of the Webster University Book Club takes on Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. Described as a biography in collage, the book blends the story of the Curies’ scientific work with the story of their lives and relationship through “visual echoes of Matisse, Gaugin, […]

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Webster Students’ Paper Published in ‘International Psychology Bulletin’

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A research article by Applied Educational Psychology students in the Webster University School of Education will be published in the spring 2013 issue of the International Psychology Bulletin, a publication of Division 52 of the American Psychological Association. The article, “A Pilot Study of an International Social Justice Module: Supporting Children within a Social Justice […]

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Norbert Leo Butz Named Webster’s 2013 Commencement Speaker

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tony Award Winner and Webster University alumnus Norbert Leo Butz will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Webster University’s 2013 commencement ceremony, to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at The Muny in Forest Park. “We are delighted to welcome Norbert Leo Butz back […]

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Film Series April 12-14: Reverie of Youth in ‘Pavilion’

Film Series April 12-14: Reverie of Youth in ‘Pavilion’

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents Pavilion, Tim Sutton’s 2012 debut feature film. Likened to films by Gus Van Sant and Pedro Costa, Pavilion follows a laconic teenager (Max) who moves from an idyllic lakeside town to his father’s home in arid suburban Arizona. With mesmerizing imagery of hot summer bike rides and […]

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Celebration for Faith Maddy

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Faith Maddy, vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs, has announced she will be leaving Webster University effective May 31 to pursue other opportunities. Since joining Webster in 2007, Faith has helped Webster achieve many accomplishments. Among them: Successful completion of the Webster Works Campaign in 2012, surpassing the $55 million goal and generating new […]

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